Exploring Chania’s Past

When: Every Sunday morning
Languages: Exploring Chania’s Past Czech, Exploring Chania’s Past Dutch, Exploring Chania’s Past English, Exploring Chania’s Past French, Exploring Chania’s Past German, Exploring Chania’s Past Greek, Exploring Chania’s Past Italian, Exploring Chania’s Past Polish, Exploring Chania’s Past Russian, Exploring Chania’s Past Serbian, Exploring Chania’s Past Slovak, Exploring Chania’s Past Spanish, Exploring Chania’s Past Finnish, Exploring Chania’s Past Swedish, Exploring Chania’s Past Turkish,
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
Meeting Point: Chania Agora (Market Hall)
Dress Code: Casual, hat, and good walking shoes
Including: Services of an officially qualified Greek tourist guide, entry fees, and bottled water
Food: No
Walking difficulty: Easy (cobbled streets), recommended for everyone
Rest rooms/WC: Yes

This program delves into Chania’s past as a city. We will walk from the Agora (Market Hall) to the eastern sector of the town, where archaeologists have unearthed important parts of Kydonia, the ancient settlement of Chania, so named for King Kydon the son-in-law of King Minos. Your guide will explain how these excavations, both finished and ongoing, give testimony to the early history of the town. We will also visit the Archaeological Museum of Chania displaying artefacts of the imple everyday’s pottery to the excellent jewellery found here and the whole western part of Crete. A different tour altogether!

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Reservations Info: info@touristguideofcrete.gr

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